August 6, 1928 |
Stefanos Linaios (Greek: Στέφανος Ληναίος), born Dionysios Mytilinaios (Διονύσιος Μυτιληναίος) on 6 August 1928 in Messini, Messinia, Greece), is a Greek actor, writer, director, and theatrical manager. He is married to actress Elli Fotiou. His daughter, Margarita Mytilinaiou, is the director of the Second Programme of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT). He currently lives in Ilissia in east Athens.
He graduated from the Athens Drama School in 1951 and from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London, England in 1969. From 1954 until 1967, he performed with more than 20 companies in about 100 productions, and appeared in 100 movies and radio and television programmes. From 1970 he also directed movies while performing in around 50 theatrical plays and also many radio and television shows.
Stefanos Linaios is the founder of the "Modern Greek Theatre" company at the Alfa Theatre in Athens. He wrote novels like Meriki thanatoi (Μερικοί θάνατοι) and several studies including Synchrono theatro (Σύγχρονο θέατρο, "Modern theatre") and TV meso Paideias (TV μέσο Παιδείας, "Television as an educational means"), which was taken into consideration when ERT established its Educational Television programme. He was also chairman of the Union of Greek Actors from 1966 to 1967, and has served as a councillor with the Panhellenic Union of Free Theatre (ΠΕΕΘ) from 1975 and at the Greek Theatre Centre from 1977. He is a member of the British Actors' Equity Association.
|1955||To organaki tou Attik||Το οργανάκι του Αττίκ
The Little Attique Organ
|1957||Barba-Yiannis o kanatas||Μπαρμπα-Γιάννης, ο κανατάς||Alexandros Harissis|
|1957||Rantevou me ton erota||Ραντεβού με τον έρωτα
Rendezvous with Love
|1959||O thisavros tou makariti||Ο θησαυρός του μακαρίτη
Dead Man's Chest
|1960||To klotsoskoufi||Το κλωτσοσκούφι||Lakis Aggelidis|
|1960||Oikogeneia Papadopoulou||Οικογένεια Παπαδοπούλου
|1961||Poia einai i Margarita;||Ποια είναι η Μαργαρίτα;
Who is Margarita (Margaret)?
|1961||Eno sfirize to treno||Ενώ σφύριζε το τρένο
While the train whistled
|1961||Agapi kai thyella||Αγάπη και θύελλα
Love and storm
|1967||Mias pentaras niata||Μιας πεντάρας νιάτα||Giorgos Stratakis|
|1969||I komissa tis fabrikas||Η κόμισσα της φάμπρικας
Countess of the Factory
|Christos Delimanis (officer)|
|1987||Ta paidia tis chelidonas||Τα παιδιά της χελιδόνας||-|